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State against state. Mate against mate. Yep, it’s State of Origin season again – that special time of year when QLD and NSW battle it out to decide which state reigns supreme. But the competition isn’t limited to the footy field. Here are ten reasons why QLD is THE best state of 2019 at any …

Confession time. I’ve been travelling to Brisbane for work trips for over eight years, but not once have I stayed on for the weekend. A cheeky road trip to Byron Bay? Yes. A few days on the Gold Coast? You bet. A couple of leisure days in the Queensland capital? Umm, not so much. What …

Did someone say great weather, endless events, buzzing nightlife AND gourmet dining options? Well, you must be talking about Brisbane, because there’s so much happening in the River City right now that it’s about time you planned your trip. Here’s what’s going on! 1. Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art The Asia Pacific Triennial of …

Have you heard the BIG news? To celebrate our 18th birthday, Wotif has given Australia its newest and juiciest Big Thing – the Big Melon in Chinchilla, QLD. Some of the team were lucky enough to go to Chinchilla for the grand unveiling. Here are some highlights from an amazing couple of days. The Big …

You might not have heard of Chinchilla, but this friendly Queensland town is an Aussie must-visit – especially for watermelon fans. In fact, it’s Australia’s melon capital, producing many of Australia’s watermelons, rockmelons, and honeydew (ie: the best parts of your fruit salad). But there’s more to Chinchilla than just great melons. Mayor (and Big …

Kingaroy is Australia’s Peanut capital, but you’re nuts if you think that’s all there is to this charming Queensland destination. Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen’s hometown is home to awesome wineries, excellent local produce, and a fantastic observatory. It’s also a quick 30-minute drive from Coomba Falls, which is perfect for picnics and day trips. But that’s just …

What is it that makes a great high tea? Is it the promise of fluffy scones with Chantilly cream? Perhaps it’s the bottomless cups of tea and bubbly? Or maybe it’s the luxurious setting? Let’s be honest – it’s probably all of the above. But just to be sure, we went and tested some of …

Well, it’s that time of year again. It’s State of Origin – when QLD and NSW battle it out to find out which state (or at least which 17 Rugby League players) reigns supreme. It’s a time of fierce competition, but the rivalry doesn’t end when the series does. For you see, Queenslanders and New …

Well, it’s that time of year again. It’s State of Origin – when QLD and NSW battle it out to find out which state (or at least which 17 Rugby League players) reigns supreme. It’s a time of fierce competition, but the rivalry doesn’t end when the series does. For you see, Queenslanders and New …

Contrary to what the movies tell you, you don’t need to head to a far-flung overseas destination to have a romantic getaway with your love. If you’re around Brisbane, there are plenty of love nests for couples looking to escape the daily grind. Here are our top five passion picks. Sofitel on the Gold Coast …